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ABC
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
mr. obama holding a lead at six points. >> this ballgame for mitt romney right now. if he didn't do well it will be hard for him to get back. >> reporter: both candidates have check lists. romney has to avoid appearing detached. his to-do list. show compassion, that he is confident and he can, indeed, connect to voters. >> all three of those things, he suffered over the last couple of months, especially the last couple of weeks. so in those three "c"'s that is where he has to do well. >> and team obama knows it can be a game changer. president has to look strong and not passive and avoid appearing impatient and don't be long winded. >> they are trying to get him to answer questions right to the point. it's like his style and way he comes across. >> president obama is in nevada this morning where he'll spend the next three days in the debate camp. with so much riding on wednesday's debate, the question remains can mitt romney turning the polls around? on this week, chris christie says, yes, he expects romney to do just that. >> every time mitt romney has to confronted in this campaig
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
points. >> this is the ball game for mitt romney right now because if he doesn't do well in this debate, it's going to be hard for him to get back in the race. >> reporter: both candidates have checklists. dos and don'ts for the debate. mitt romney has to avoid appearing detached, that he can't relate to average americans. his to-do list, the three cs, show some compassion, that he's competent and that he can, indeed, connect to voters. >> all three of those things, he suffered over the last couple of months, especially the last couple of weeks. this those three cs, that's where he's got to do really well. >> reporter: while they lead in the polls, team obama know that debates can be a game-changer. so the president will have to look strong and forceful, not passive, and he needs to avoid appearing irritable or impatient, and don't be long-winded. >> they're trying to get him into the mode of being able to answer questions short, concisely and to the point, and so it's much more like his mannerisms, his style and the way he comes across. >> the pressure is on for this first debate, and
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
voters view this is negative for mitt romney. >> governor barbour, i want to put up a chart right now. it comes from the "new york times" after that 47% comment right here, you see it right there, look at how it opens up in that last week and a half, that was damaging? >> well, it may well end being damaging. the biggest thing that's damaging mitt romney, this campaign is all about process, it's about polling, campaign management. it's about everything but the issues. it's about everything but obama policies. and the failures of those policies. >> how does that turn that around? >> stay totally focused on the fact for most americans, you can't tell the difference between the recession and the recovery. in fact, since this department data came out this last month, the average american family lost $2,500 of income during the obama recovery. they only lost $1,500 worth of income during the recession. no wonder they don't think that the recession is over. >> donna, that's kind of astonishing. the national journal put it as president obama defying gravity. income is going down. yet the pre
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
far, the polls at least that mitt romney hasn't been able to capitalize on the economy right now. do you think that he could do that with foreign policy? >> that's right. the president is facing a lot of questions of the american ambassador chris stevens in benghazi. >> going to be something. thank you so much. >>> don't forget to watch "this week" later this morning. george's guests will include chris christie and david plouffe. >>> tune in wednesday of special coverage of one-on-one the candidates debate. at 9:00 p.m. eastern. >> george and diane hosting the debate wednesday night. >>> an embarrassing week for airport screeners. now, more ominously two incidents of loaded guns making it through the x-ray machines undetected. >> good morning to you, dan. frequent travelers complain about evasive skreerng procedures. many travelers on edge and worried about their safety. a long line of high-profiled security blunders of tsa came to a head on friday, when a lo loaded.38 caliber gun went undetected by screeners. he mistakenly took it with him on a flight from new orleans to newark. in
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 10:00am PDT
that mitt romney needs 40% of the hispanic vote. i don't like to bet, but i can tell you right now he doesn't have close to 40%. according to a poll it's 32%. what do republicans need to do to attract the latino vote? >> i don't think they can do much. i don't think you will get near the 40%. one of problematic issues a lot of the latino vote die nap sick responsive to specific situations. take for example arizona where there was hen o been an 50% increase in the number of registered voters among latinos there. a lot of it has to do with events in arizona that we all know about. to the extent we have situations like what is taking place in arizona and utah, indiana, georgia and so on, where there is a type of anti-immigrant legislation that has been proposed and debate that it generates, it puts mitt romney and republicans in a tough situation. they can't dismisses those movements on the one hand and say we're not with you, but on the other hand by not doing, that it inhibits latinos from considering republicans as viable option. >> you have your base here, anti immigrant and concerned abou
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